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Common Residential Wiring Problems

With temperatures in the 90s, Texans are relying on their air conditioners to help keep them cool and comfortable, so the last thing anyone wants to deal with is residential wiring problems. If your lights flicker each time the air conditioner or another major appliance kicks on, or you’re using too many surge protectors to...

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Power Your Outdoor Living Spaces

Imagine dining under the stars, having a backyard movie night, or unwinding next to the warmth of a outdoor fireplace. If these activities appeal to you, you may want to consider extending your living space outdoors. No shortage of interior features can be created outdoors, assuming a professional, certified electrician has completed the proper...

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Tips to Save Energy While Working from Home

As people continue to work from home – for which there are substantial environmental and financial benefits – higher utility bills may be an unfortunate reality for many. Employees need equipment that, when used continuously, for up to eight hours a day, consumes a lot of energy. That includes their computers, computer components, printers/scanners,...

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Help Mom Save Energy this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 10, this year. While you may be tempted to send the special women in your life a virtual gift card this Mother’s Day – which is an excellent way to help support local businesses – what would brighten her day are gifts designed to conserve energy.  The need...

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3 Electrical Mistakes You May Be Making

While there are plenty of home improvement projects that you can do yourself, you should always call in a certified electrician, such as A&H Electric to make repairs or replace your electrical system. Adding new outlets, including GFCIs, should also be handled by a professional to prevent problems. Here are three common electrical mistakes...

Keeping the Lights on this Holiday Season

It’s time to start putting up those holiday lights and decorations, but electric companies in Houston and nationwide have some advice. One of the most common reasons that your circuits get tripped is because they’re overloaded, and the power load on circuits increases during the holidays. Previously, A&H Electric has discussed tips for outdoor...

Safety Tips for Electric Fireplaces

One of the many joys of winter is snuggling up under a cozy throw, watching holiday favorites, with a fireplace providing warmth. However, if you do not have a wood- or gas-burning fireplace in your home, you can create a cozy feel regardless of the season with an electric fireplace. These appliances provide all...

Weathering the Storm in Texas

With the continued tropical storm season, keeping you and your family safe is essential, and knowing how to prepare can save you a lot of stress. Chances are your area could experience flooding and even a loss of power. How should you prep and for how long? When do you need a professional electrician?...